# Browse Dept. of Aerospace Engineering by Title

• (2013-05-24)
This dissertation documents the research endeavor conducted by the author in the field of aerodynamic flow control. The objectives were to develop flow control actuators, investigate their mechanism, and study their ...

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• (2012-12)
The current project was undertaken to evaluate the effects of electric arc plasma actuators on high-speed separated flows. Two underlying goals motivated these experiments. The first goal was to provide a flow control ...

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• (2014-01-16)
Flow control, especially active control, has potential to vastly improve aerospace vehicles in terms of both efficiency and performance. Plasma actuators are a promising technology because they have no moving parts, fast ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Modern flight vehicles are fabricated from composite materials resulting in flexible structures that behave differently from the more traditional elastic metal structures. Composite materials offer a number of advantages ...

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• (2012-12)
This thesis presents wind tunnel results of wings of low-to-moderate aspect ratio (2$\leq$\AR$\leq$5) tested at low Reynolds numbers (40,000 to 160,000). All models tested had a chord length of 3~in and a wingspan of 7 to ...

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• (1996)
A low-speed experimental study of the effects of an oscillatory pitching motion on the flowfield of a chined forebody has been performed. These tests were conducted in the University of Illinois low-speed (0-240 ft/sec), ...

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• (2012-09-18)
An experimental study of the aerodynamics of a swept wing with ice at low Reynolds number has been performed. The goal of this work was to demonstrate the use of various experimental techniques applied to understanding the ...

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• (2013-05-24)
Future high-speed air vehicles will be lightweight, flexible, and reusable. Vehicles fitting this description are subject to severe thermal and fluid dynamic loading from multiple sources such as aerothermal heating, ...

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• (2012-12)
The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of mass diffusion in a high speed reacting flow field. Diffusion processes have typically been neglected in high speed reacting flows as the time scales associated with ...

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• (1962)

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• (1990)
A detailed, rigorous analysis of the dynamics of a large class of linear passive discrete-distributed mechanical systems has been performed, unifying and extending previous results in the field. A distributed parameter ...

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• (1976)

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• (1975)

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• (2010-01-06)
The University of Illinois's IlliniSat2 satellite bus is unique in that it is among only a few nano-satellites that implements three-axis, onboard attitude determination and control. Though this is an ambitious goal, ...

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• (2013-05-24)
Upon completion of the heliocentric leg of its mission, it is almost always the case that an interplanetary spacecraft has scientific objectives to accomplish. This is especially true if the spacecraft performs a planetary ...

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